Slang for a genre of literature geared towards female readers , which deal with modern issues in womens lives.
The Novel, Bridget Jones Diary is a form of chick lit
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Books written by bad female writers, aimed towards stupid female readers. Usually marketed in pink jackets adorned with semi-retro pictures of high heeled shoes and martini glasses.
Always about trendy twentysomething bitches whining about their jobs or relationships.
Comes from the words chick and literature
The girl, not having read much, found that Chick Lit offered the mindless entertainment she had come to find from shows such as "Sex and the City".

Many girls relate to Chick Lit because they are just as shallow as the characters in the books.
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Shortened from Chick literature; the book version of a chick flick; a girly book
Guy 1: Dude, you can't read The Notebook in public!
Guy 2: Why not?
Guy 1: it's Chick-Lit!

Other Examples: Twilight, Eat Pray Love, any book with Fabio on the cover, anything written by Nicolas Sparks
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